How to Maintain Dental Equipment by Sterilization

Maintain sterilized instruments in the pouches or wrapping in which they were sterilized. If the packaging becomes torn or wet, the items must be repackaged and heat sterilized by dental autoclave sterilizer. Avoid mingling non-sterile packages with sterile ones. There should be a visible indicator, such as chemical indicators or color-change autoclave tape on the […]

The Developments of Dental Air Polisher

First introduced in the 1940s, air polishing has changed noticeably since its inception, thanks mainly to advances in materials science. Compared to polishing with a prophy cup and paste, air polishing eliminates the need for direct tooth contact or pressure against the tooth, along with any discomfort from potential heat generated with prophy cups. This […]

Doing Instrument Sterilization by Dental Equipment

Today’s busy dental practices face a serious challenge: to maintain or increase productivity while ensuring that patient safety remains a top priority. At times, these may seem like incompatible goals. Advances in dental processing equipment, however, have empowered practices to develop safer processes while realizing efficiencies and ultimately, saving money. Infection control programs all include […]

How Much Do You Know about Dental Air Polisher

In most currently available units, the water stream emits through a separate nozzle that may be concentric to that of the powderladen air stream nozzle. The resulting buildup of crystalline anhydrous sodium bicarbonate deposits in the lumen of the air/powder nozzle results in clogging. Since air polishing was introduced in the 1970s, air polishers and […]

One of the Most Important Oral Habits

Gum disease or periodontal disease is typically caused when plaque, which is continuously forming on the teeth, accumulates to excessive levels. In order to avoid the gum disease, we should keep good oral habits. Many of you might have noticed a sticky layer that forms on your teeth. This layer known as plaque is formed […]